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Team Truck Driving Pros And Cons

Thinking out become a team truck driver? Not sure if team truck driving is for you. Being a team truck driver is like any other trucking position that you may have, it has its...
Electronic Logging Mandate Publication September 2015

Electronic Mandate Rule Publication

The Electronic Mandate Rule publication is believed to be set for September 30th, 2015. We've seen a whirlwind of trucking regulatory activity in the first 8 months of year and more is expected heading...

Wait Time = Frustration for a Truck Driver

Truck Driver Wait Time One of the biggest problems plaguing the truck driving industry today is wait time. Wait time at the shipper, wait time at the receiver, wait time at the company terminal and...

HOS Rules Cost Drivers Billions in Wages

The hours-of-service rules that went into place in 2013 hurt trucking companies economically. The HOS rules reduced fleet productivity by 3% to 5%, and drivers lost between $1.6 billion to $3.9 billion in wages as a...

2013 New Hours of Service Regulations and State Self Certify

Evening all. Lets first dive right into the new-ish HoS regulations. The first change that we've seen is to the 34 hour restart rule. As of July 1st 2013 we can only do 1...

Hazmat Endorsement – The Process

So I recently had to re-acquire my hazmat endorsement for my CDL. I will be making a switch in my career path coming up and the new job requires me to have my hazardous...

Fuel Tax Hike For Highway Funding Getting Attention

A plan to keep federal highway funding solvent through December no longer includes a hike in the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax hike, but has been amended to increase the fuel tax. The Senate Finance Committee...

Slick Rigs: Keeping Your Truck on the Road in Winter Weather

Trucking’s a tough gig. Winter weather don’t make it easier. Even at a low speed, in a light vehicle, winter driving is no picnic, and all drivers need to careful during the cold months....
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Please Move Over For All Emergency Vehicles – It’s the Law

This is a news story that was done in Utah about the "Move Over Law". This law is in place in most of the states around the country. We in the truck driving community...
Drug Hair Testing In Trucking Industry

American Trucking Association Supports Hair Testing To Detect Drugs

Hair testing for drugs may be just around the corner for American truck drivers. The American Trucking Association (ATA) announced Monday that it supports a bill, before the United States Congress, which proposes to...